SunDoctors has introduced a dedicated training centre based in Cairns. We provide all doctors within our network with support to ensure they have the highest and most up to date training from our experienced team.
  • Detailed dermoscopy training.
  • Bespoke training for doctors with all levels of experience.
  • Doctors with 20 years experience providing training.
  • Digital imaging - set up & training.
  • Ongoing training & support.
  • Regular educational webinars.
  • Soft procedures - biopsies & shaves.
  • Hard procedures - flaps

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Why SunDoctors?

What to expect at our training centre.

What does the training cover?

What ongoing support you will get?

Our Training Team

Dr Philip Hayden


Dr Phil Hayden graduated from Sydney University in 1980. He trained in burns, plastic surgery, hand surgery and anaesthetics at Concord Hospital in the early 1980’s before working as a procedural rural GP at Milton Hospital for 28 years where he provided skin cancer and hand services to the local community in both an office and hospital-based capacity. He has taught skin cancer and flap surgery at major events in the 90’s, is a foundation fellow of ACRRM, and is an ACSCM and SCCA fellow.

He has previously held the position of Clinical Senior Lecturer at Wollongong University and was an accredited trainer for RACGP and ACRRM. Dr Phil Hayden is currently a member of the SCCA Education Committee and is the Director of the SCCA Advanced Clinical Certificate of Skin Cancer Medicine and Surgery. He works full time at FNQH-Cairns.

Phil is a passionate believer that skin cancer medicine and surgery is and should remain part of primary care. He is keen to pass on his many years of experience in this field to keep this dream alive.

Dr Vin Rajeswaran

MBBS | FRACGP | Adv Cert Skin Cancer Medicine & Surgery | Cert Adv Dermoscopy & Histopathology
  • Completed medicine - India in 2002
  • Spent many years in the hospital setting undertaking surgical training
  • Surgical training in England 2004-2006
  • Moved to Australia 2006 for surgical training
  • Completed FRACGP - 2014 and moved to Brisbane to train in skin cancer medicine under Dr Phil Hayden
  • Completed multiple certificates and advanced certificates in Skin Cancer Medicine and Surgery
  • Keen educator - supervisor for GP registrars doing Extended Skills Training in skin cancer, tutor for Skin cancer college Advanced certificate in skin cancer medicine and surgery
  • Extensive business knowledge - Owns and runs one of the largest skin cancer clinic along with his wife Tarlia.